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We stayed at Adrift for two nights during our 2-week visit to New Zealand in early March. The cottage was brand new and very lovely. The kitchen had great appliances and we were able to cook our English breakfast each morning. We had a beautiful...More
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Response from gordonz, Owner at Adrift in Golden BayResponded 20 April 2009
Thank you for the feedback. The category “Nelson” under which we are listed can be a little confusing to overseas visitors as the name is used for both Nelson Province and Nelson City. Nelson Province has two main bays - Golden Bay to the west...More
Adrift will certainly rank as the #1 place that I've ever stayed at. I couldn't fault it in any way. The hosts were so helpful, the setting gorgeous and the facilities in the the cottage excellent. The breakfasts are to die for! Treat yourself!
We made a special detour to Golden Bay and Adrift due to rave reviews from some friends who had stayed there last April. Despite 2 days of mostly rain, it was fabulous. The hosts were gracious and informative about the history and sites to see...More
Well, what can we say. We noticed the Adrift before we left the UK but were not sure of our travel plans, so we didn't book until we were in Marlborough and realised that we would be able to get over to
Golden bay, luckily...More
We spent 3 nights at Adrift over Christmas. We arrived on Christmas Eve in appalling weather, but we were helped across to our room with all our luggage & wine. We had room 1 & it was great, like a little house really, with a...More
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Refrigerator in room
US$193 - US$377 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Response from Gordon H | Property representative |
Our child policy allows children over 12 years only, so your 13 year old is fine. All of our cottages have one bedroom, but with the addition of a sofa-bed in the lounge, can accommodate up to 3 people. Thanks for... More
Our child policy allows children over 12 years only, so your 13 year old is fine. All of our cottages have one bedroom, but with the addition of a sofa-bed in the lounge, can accommodate up to 3 people. Thanks for your question!
Hi Rezruf, thanks for your question. You can fly into Nelson airport, then drive from there (1 hour 45 min drive), or you can drive directly from Christchurch. The most direct route is north to Amberly and through the... More
Hi Rezruf, thanks for your question. You can fly into Nelson airport, then drive from there (1 hour 45 min drive), or you can drive directly from Christchurch. The most direct route is north to Amberly and through the Lewis Pass to Murchison. Head towards Nelson and watch for the turnoff to Motueka where you can join Highway 60 to Golden Bay. You should allow 7 hours driving time. An alternative route is to travel up the east coast to Kaikora and on to Blenheim. From here you head west to Nelson, Motueka and over the Takaka Hill to Golden Bay.
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"Studio is attached to owners house cottages are separate, some on the beach"